#IOTW: Idioms Related To Food and Drink

Good evening, fellas. How’s your Sunday? Good or bad? Share with us. Now, let’s move to the today’s session. What will it be? It will be . Oh, wait. Do you know what is , fellas? ;)

 stands for Idiom Of The Week.” – @ziayazid

Let’s start it!

  1. Full of beansMeaning: energetic; frisky.
    • Example:
      • “Rick Savage may be getting old but he’s still full of beans.”
  2. Sell like hot cakes. Meaning: (for something) to be sold very fast.
    • Example:
      • “Def Leppard’s fourth album, Hysteria, sold like hot cakes.”
  3. Cheesed off. Meaning: angry; disgusted; annoyed.
    • Example:
      • “Andy Summers was absolutely cheesed off with Stewart’s joke.”
  4. Sharp cookie. Meaning: one who can identify attempts to deceive or mislead.
    • Example:
      • ” You can’t fool Robert Smith. He’s a sharp cookie.”
  5. Cool as a cucumber. Meaning: extremely calm; imperturbable.
    • Example:
      • “Sting will be on stage in 5 minutes but he stays as cool as a cucumber.”
  6. Cry over spilled milk. Meaning: to be unhappy about what cannot be undone.
    • Example:
      • “Tina Turner cannot accept the reality. She is crying over spilled milk.
  7. Be as keen as mustard. Meaning: to be very eager.
    • Example:
      • ” I think we should ask Phil Perry to join the choir. He’s as keen as mustard.”
  8. Of the first water. Meaning: of the finest quality.
    • Example:
      • “Eric Clapton gave a performance that was of the first water.”
  9. Small potatoes. Meaning: something insignificant or unimportant.
    • Example:
      • “The contract which was offered to Prince was small potatoes.”
  10. Soup to nuts. Meaning: from beginning to end.
    • Example:
      • “Paula Abdul told the story of her life to the journalists from soup to nuts.”

That’s all for tonight. See you tomorrow, fellas. Cheerio! :D

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, September 15, 2013.



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